To strengthen the resilience of countries impacted by the Syrian refugee crisis, particularly Jordan and Lebanon, through supporting new investment in key infrastructure and private sector development. The UK's contribution will achieve this by making new investment in the region more economically viable and by supporting the preparation and implementation of new investments.
To improve the natural and social environment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region through low carbon, climate resilient development contributing to enhanced employment.
To improve the humanitarian advisory services and Monitoring & Evaluation capacity to support the response to the Syria/Iraq crisis. Monitoring and evaluation is a critical tool to ensure learning and enhance capacity to undertake the ability to deliver. Expert humanitarian advisory support is critical to sound decision making.
The Arab Women’s Enterprise Fund (AWEF) will improve access to markets for poor women, increasing their income and well-being in targeted countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.